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Diamonds in the rough

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Stampedecity, May 21, 2013.

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  1. Stampedecity

    Stampedecity Guest

    So I'm coming to Vegas in June (5-9)

    and last time I came to town I hit a lot of awesome places that I thought I'd never run into

    For example... Dicks last resort restaurant / $1 margaritas at Bills Saloon / etc...

    Anyone have any year-round deals or "diamonds" in the rough for me?

    It would be greatly appreciated :)

    (maybe even some decent buffet suggestions?!)
  2. hillwood24

    hillwood24 High-Roller

    Dec 5, 2012
    Fort Worth, TX
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Last time I was in Vegas, I wondered into Bill's for the first time and it was actually a lot of fun. It kinda brought back old memories of Vegas before all of the glitz and glam. I'll be back in a week, but Bill's has since closed for remodeling. So my "diamond in the rough" won't be there :/
  3. xmarksx

    xmarksx VIP Whale

    Jul 16, 2010
    Bloomington, Illinois
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Stampede, for beer/drinks you cannot do much better than Casino Royal's Michelob Bottle, or pre mixed Margaria or Strawberry Daiquiri for $1.00. If you hit the promo slots at the entrance they give you a 2-for coupon but don't waste your time on the free play. Ellis Island just East of the old Bills has a good off menu steak special and better than average microbrews. Stage Door behind the old Bills is a dive bar with a dollar/shot special. It is worth going in to Stage Door just to make you realize you hit the genetic lottery.
  4. heatherlovesvegas

    heatherlovesvegas VIP Whale

    Mar 22, 2012
    Woodland Hills, CA
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I'm sure everyone knows by now, but the secret pizza place at Cosmo! It's great pizza and it's cheap. Nice to be able to grab a cheap bite in such a classy place.

    Another not-so-secret thing, Earl of Sandwich at PH and Palms is SO good for cheap food.

    Carrot Top . Best, most hilarious show on the strip by a mile, and probably one of the cheapest.

    Also. Trump International. Amazing hotel, amazing huge rooms, the rates are really reasonable, especially on Priceline and Hotwire. Everyone always ignores this place, but if you are looking for a top notch room at a bargain price, this is it right here. I had two unbelievable stays there last year, and I'm dying to go back.
  5. matti

    matti Low-Roller

    Mar 30, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    No more $1 margaritas at Casino Royale.
  6. kps

    kps High-Roller

    May 2, 2013
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    A couple of automatics for our group every time we visit:

    The Pub in Monte Carlo for Happy hour. HAPPY HOUR 3-6 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY
    $1 Wings, $1 Sliders, Buy One Get One well drinks and selected domestic drafts. I suggest sitting on the outside patio which gives you a great view of the pool.

    Todd English Pub at Aria for the 10p-midnight happy hour. Group likes to load up before hitting the clubs.
    Happy hour from 3:00-6:00PM & 10:00PM-Midnight
    ½ Price Pints, ½ Price Wines by the glass,$1 Wings, $2 Oysters all day every day,$3 Sliders
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